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Mickey Mantle jersey for 535 gets $486,000

DALLAS — Mickey Mantle’s 1968 game-worn jersey attributed to his 535th career home run sold for $486,000 during a recent Heritage Auctions sale. The auction ended Feb. 26. The item was second highest grossing item in the sale, one of 28 six-figure items on the $12 million night....

Yogi Berra’s ’56 WS ring

NEW YORK — Yogi Berra’s 1956 World Series ring and Ted Williams game-used glove from 1955-’56 are on the block during Steiner Sports’ Winter Classic Auction. The sale of more than 1,200 items ends Dec. 11. Among other items in the sale are: A Joe Montana game-worn and signed...

Last out ’86 World Series ball: $71,700

DALLAS — The final out ball from the 1986 World Series sold for $71,700 in an auction by Heritage Auctions that ended Nov. 17. The ball was part of the late Gary Carter’s personal collection which together sold for $550,000, minus commission. Carter’s 1980 Gold Glove as the top...

Ruth contract hammers at $360,000

RUNNEMEDE, N.J. — Babe Ruth’s 1935 Boston Braves contract fetched $360,000 during Goldin Auctions’ sale that closed Aug. 5. Ruth’s farewell letter to Yankees owner Dan Topping sold for $60,000. Meanwhile, Michael Jordan’s 1998 playoff jersey for the Chicago Bulls sold for...

Ted Williams final game tix

DALLAS — A ticket stub from Ted Williams’ final game in 1960, in which the Splendid Splinter homered in his last at bat, is up for grabs in a Heritage Auctions sale that ends Nov. 7.  A full ticket also from Williams final game, is offered in a separate lot. Another milestone...

1966 Mantle jersey fetches $322,650 at 36th National

CHICAGO — A Mickey Mantle game-worn Yankees jersey reached Ruthian numbers at the National Sports Collector’s Convention auction at the end of July. The Mick’s 1966 road gamer fetched $322,650 in the sale organized through Heritage Auctions. Perhaps a bigger story is the massive...

All-Star Game bats from Williams, Mantle at Fanfest

CINCINNATI — Ted Williams’ 1960 All-Star Game bat, autographed by the Splendid Splinter in blue ink, is on the block Tuesday, July 14, at the All-Star Game fanfest auction conducted by Hunt Auctions. Mickey Mantle’s 1953 All-Star Game bat, consigned by a former equipment manager,...